Pro-Russian separatists stand guard next to cars damaged during fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces near Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport, eastern Ukraine, December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev and pro-Russian separatists will exchange hundreds of prisoners soon, an aide to the head of Ukraine’s SBU state security service said on Friday, as the military reported a slight increase in rebel attacks.
LSU got a commitment from prep quarterback Caleb Lewis of Victory Christian in Lakeland, Fla. as a preferred walk-on, the Lakeland Ledger reported Friday.
The New Orleans Saints are putting in their final practice of the season in preparation for Week 17's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Saints,
Jefferson Parish deputies are searching for the person responsible for striking a man with a vehicle and fleeing the scene on Christmas Eve.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office discovered the man around 1:30 a.m. on the access road near the 1400 block of North Causeway Boulevard in Metairie.
According to the JPSO, the man was identified as Travis BurnJefferson Parish deputies are searching for the person responsible for striking a man with a vehicle and fleeing the scene on Christmas Eve.
New Orleans Police are searching for a couple they say used a counterfeit credit card at several stores in a French Quarter mall in November.
A group of NYPD officers flew a banner that said "de Blasio, our backs have turned to you" in protest of the mayor's policies toward the department.
After a small-scale rollout on Christmas, "The Interview" grossed just over $1 million on its first day in theaters, studio officials said Friday. The film is playing in 331 independent theaters across the country — less than 10 percent of the movie houses that originally planned to show the controversial satire.
"We are extremely grateful to the people all over the country who came out to experience 'The Interview' on the first day of its unconventional release," said Rory Bruer, Sony Pictures Entertainment's president of distribution.
We opened up our New Orleans Saints Twitter mailbag on Friday for a handful of questions as the Saints (6-9) prepare for their final game on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-13).
Both teams are eliminated from the playoff race.
"We're going to treat this just like we would the game we played last week," said Saints coach Sean Payton.